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Moran, Rosalyn (2001) Drugs strategy, budget and funding arrangements. In: Overview of drug issues in Ireland 2000: a resource document. Dublin: Health Research Board , pp. 1-12.

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This chapter describes Irish government strategy in relation to illegal drugs, the main institutional mechanism to implement this strategy, and the budget and funding arrangements to resource implementation. The Government's approach to the drugs problem is embedded by in the broad social inclusion framework outlined in the various social partnership arrangements, and this approach will be reflected in the National Drug Strategy currently being framed. The key objectives of the current strategy and the basic principles that underlie this strategy are outlined. The role of the Local Drug Task Forces and the Young People's Facilities and Services Fund in this overall strategy are explained. The institutional mechanisms, involving several individual government departments and various inter-departmental committees, are described. The section on budget and funding arrangements provides details of the funding to support the drugs initiative and social inclusion measures under the National Development Plan 2000-2006.


Item Type:Book Section
Date:2001
Call No:Ref. HRB
Page Range:pp. 1-12
Publisher:Health Research Board
Place of Publication:Dublin
ISBN:1-903669-01-4
Keywords:prevention strategy, funding, government policy, strategy, funding allocation
Notes:includes bibliographical references
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Accession Number:HRB 63 (Available)
Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic policy
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Economic aspects of substance use (cost / pricing)

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